Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is one of the most common chronic childhood inflammatory diseases that is characterized by permanent joint inflammation attributable to immune system disturbance.
Quality of Life
Conventional physical therapy program
Therapeutic exercises play an essential role as a non-pharmacologic treatment for children with JIA. It has effectively been used to reduce pain, improve muscular function, increase physical activity and promote quality of life in children with chronic musculoskeletal disorders. Clinical Pilates exercise is usually perceived as enjoyable activity by children with JIA, thereby, it can help them be more active for extended periods without causing discomfort while also allowing them to control their breathing and avoid becoming fatigued.
|Study Type :||Interventional|
|Estimated Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Official Title:||Impact of Clinical Pilates Exercise on Pain, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Functional Ability, And Quality of Life in Children With Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis|
|Actual Study Start Date :||August 1, 2020|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||July 25, 2021|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 5, 2021|
Experimental: experimental group
Patients in the study group received Pilates exercises plus conventional physical therapy program
Other: Pilates exercises
Experimental: control group
Patients in the control group received conventional physical therapy
Other: Conventional physical therapy program
|Ages Eligible for Study:||10 Years to 14 Years|
|Sexes Eligible for Study:||All|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:||No|
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Outpatient Clinic of College of Applied Medical Sciences, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University
Al-Kharj, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 11432